August 31st, 2004

What the Department of Justice tried to censor

"The danger to political dissent is acute where the Government attempts to act under so vague a concept as the power to protect 'domestic security.' Given the difficulty of defining the domestic security interest, the danger of abuse in acting to protect that interest becomes apparent."

This is a quote from the Supreme Court that Ashcroft's Department of Justice tried to censor out of an ACLU filing.

More at

Link found at supergee

New bumperstickers

ANYBODY BUT BUSH it's a good thing David Duke isn't running

Honk if you love cheeses

Aloof unavailable elf princess


Pervy Hobbit-Fancier

And the little buttons are being mailed to the hotel, so I'm not making an absolute announcement, but I should have them.

Sow the wind......

Just thinking about the hostages from various countries who've been killed by insurgants in Iraq. I don't have time to look for links--I should be getting ready for Worldcon--but it's been a fair number of hostages from a variety of countries, and another bunch who've been captured and released when their countries or companies knuckled under.

I just wonder what sort of payback might be coming along.